Western Jack O’Lantern Mushrooms (Omphalotus olivascens). The name reflects the bioluminescent property of the gills of a fresh specimen, which emit a greenish glow. This species is poisonous. Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park. Felton, Santa Cruz Co., Calif.
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On October 4, 2015, the Committee for Green Foothills honored Bay Nature co-founders David Loeb and Malcolm Margolin (publisher of Heyday Books) for their significant contributions to the Bay Area nature community.
Why do so many of our local spiders have traits from the earliest stages of spider development?
Wildlife: Invertebrates, Reptiles, Amphibians